2013 Report Card on Ending Homelessness

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Numbers of Individuals using emergency shelters at any point during the year.

Target: To reduce the number by 500 each year


Average Length of Shelter Stay

Target: To reduce the average length of stay by 3 days per year


New Affordable Housing

Target: To create 1000 new affordable housing options each year, using a combination of newly built housing units and rent subsidies


*In addition to the 185 new units created in 2013, the City invested $1M to protect 344 housing allowances that would have been lost due to provincial funding cuts.


Target: To make housing more affordable for people on low incomes by improving their incomes